Octavio Paz Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 35 pages of information about the life of Octavio Paz.
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"Desde mi adolescencia he escrito poemas y no he cesado de escribirlos. Quise ser poeta y nada más. En mis libros de prosa me propuse servir a la poesía, justificarla y defenderla, explicarla ante los otros y ante mí mismo. Pronto descubrí que la defensa de la poesía, menospreciada en nuestro siglo, era inseperable de la defensa de la libertad. De ahí mi interés apasionado por los asuntos políticos y sociales que han agitado a nuestro tiempo" (From adolescence I have written poems and I have not stopped writing them. I wanted to be a poet and nothing more. In my books of prose I made up my mind to serve poetry, to justify and defend it, and to explain it to others and to myself. I soon discovered that the defense of poetry, despised...

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